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Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary (874)


Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: JOS000000874  


Job Description:

Growing Houston area law firm is looking to hire an experienced Commercial Litigation Legal Secretary for their Galleria-area office.  This firm offers outstanding benefits and competitive compensation.  Excellent tenure is key for these attorneys!

• Perform a full range of legal secretarial and administrative duties in support of assigned attorney(s)/paralegal(s) and the ongoing operations of the office.

• Arrange travel for assigned attorney(s)/paralegal(s) (includes scheduling transportation and making
hotel reservations).

• Produce legal documents such as correspondence, pleadings, briefs, opinions, complaints, administrative decisions, orders and subpoenas from verbal or written instructions, dictation, notes, rough drafts or other materials which may be difficult to interpret and/or format.

• Proofread and correct prepared materials for correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, format, syntax
and content.

• Prepare trial notebooks and exhibit listings.

• Prepare and assemble materials, documents and exhibits for meetings, court appearances and hearings.

• Enter attorney billable/nonbillable time into Elite for assigned timekeepers.

• Schedule and maintain calendar of activities for assigned attorney(s)/paralegals(s).

The firm offers a 37.5 hour work week and great benefits! 

 

Qualifications:

• 10+ years of Commercial Litigation experience as a legal secretary is required.

• Advanced word processing/computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and PDF/Acrobat Adobe. Typing skills 65+ wpm. Must have experience with State and Federal Court filings.

• Will require working under pressure, performing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.

• Overtime will be required as needed.

 

Contact:
Becky Barclay